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Capture Supply Chain Director

Hudson, NH, USA | BAE Systems

  • Industry:
    Airlines/Aviation/Aerospace
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Purchasing / Supply Chain / Logistics
  • Experience:
    12-15 years
Job Description:
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This newly created role will provide strategic leadership for BAE Systems Operations in new business captures. The selected individual will support the highest priority (Focus 25) new business captures early in the capture process (Stage 2-3).


As a Core-4 capture team member, this role will bring subject matter expertise in creating supply chain strategies to increase capture Probability of Win (Pwin) prior to proposal submission. Successful strategy deployment will include working with supplier partners and developing supply chain strengths as discriminating factors into the winning proposal by leveraging best practices as well as identifying innovative solutions. This includes a demonstrated ability to work with engineering in an incompletely defined architecture trade environment to determine the best internal or external sourcing solutions in consideration of Designing to Unit Production Cost (DTUPC) and Price To Win (PTW) for allocated material spend. These solutions shall be aligned with Operations and Supplier Partnerships vision to enable successful transition to production. The selected candidate shall facilitate collaboration with stakeholders to ensure compliance to policies and emerging industrial requirements including but not limited to Small Business Participation, Supply Chain Assurance (ITAR, Cyber Security, Corporate Responsibility), and Quality Requirements (AS9145, AS6500).


Leadership


Focal Point role. Demonstrated ability to collaborate with key stakeholders and subject matter experts to yield total picture supply chain solutions


Mentor others to enhance awareness of material strategies and best practices


Varied background Preferred experience in major captures, production and development programs, subcontracts, procurement, and strategic sourcing


Excellent relationship / interpersonal skills on supply side; demonstrated ability to foster and grow relationships with supplier executives


Ability to work with incomplete information (vision)


Industry knowledge of Aerospace & Defense supply chain


Strategy


Strategically-oriented


Engineering support experience, engineering background preferred


Growth mindset


Left shifting recognizes when to bring in people


Ability to collect


Process


Support established Make vs. Buy, Make vs. Where procedures


Knowledge of BAE Systems Operations processes and capabilities


Blue Team Strategy Reviews with emphasis on Supply Chain


Participate in ITT (Intent to Team) discussions and Strategic Partnering Decisions with the Business Area Senior Leadership Team and Electronic Systems Leadership Team


competitive intelligence from the supply chain


Typical Education & Experience


Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 12 years work experience or equivalent experience


Required Skills and Education


Experience and Education:12 Years with Bachelor s Degree or 10 Years with Master s Degree


Broad knowledge of the supplier base, domestic and international


Demonstrated knowledge of FAR/DFAR, ITAR, Small Business, Cyber Security, Supplier Quality Requirements


Proficient in contracting approaches and tailored structures


Demonstrated knowledge of supplier roadmaps /differentiating / emerging technologies


Cross BAE Systems function domain knowledge and network


Demonstrated written, oral and interpersonal communications skills


Demonstrated negotiation skills


Demonstratedcapture or proposal experience


Preferred Skills and Education


Demonstrated strategic thought in the use of supply chain as a discriminator / strength in increasing Pwin


Engineering development experience


Capture team leader certification


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